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14.06.2017

Podcast: Elder Abuse Report: recommendations on guardianship and financial administration

AudioTranscriptMarie-Claire Muir: Hi, my name’s Marie-Claire Muir I’m the Communications Manager at the Australian Law Reform Commission. The ALRC has just released its Report for its Inquiry into Elder Abuse. I’m here today with Shreeya Smith, a Legal Officer who has been working on that inquiry. Shreeya, I understand that in your role in the

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07.03.2017

Podcast: Indigenous Incarceration Inquiry – Meet the Commissioner

AudioTranscriptSabina Wynn (SW): Hello I’m Sabina Wynn, Executive Director of the Australian Law Reform Commission. I’m here with Commissioner Matthew Myers who’s leading the current Inquiry in the Incarceration Rates of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Peoples. So Matt, welcome to the ALRC. I wondered if you could give us a little bit of your

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02.02.2017

Podcast: Elder Abuse proposals on guardianship, financial administration & social security

AudioTranscriptMarie-Claire Muir (MCM): Hi I’m Marie-Claire Muir, Communications Manager at the Australian Law Reform Commission. I’m here today with Matthew Corrigan who’s a Principal Legal Officer with the ALRC and he’s been working on the Elder Abuse Inquiry. Today we’re going to be talking about law reform proposals in the area of guardianship and financial

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01.02.2017

Podcast: Elder Abuse and reform proposals on powers of investigation

AudioTranscriptMC: Hi I’m Marie-Claire Muir, Communications Manager at the Australian Law Reform Commission. I’m here with Shreeya Smith who is a Legal Officer who’s been working on the Elder Abuse Inquiry. In December we released a Discussion Paper that contains proposals for law reform in the area of elder abuse and we’re currently looking for

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17.01.2017

Podcast: Elder abuse law reform proposals on aged care

AudioTranscriptMarie-Claire Muir (MM): Hi, my name is Marie-Claire Muir. I’m the Communications Manager at the Australian Law Reform Commission. I’m here today with Vanessa Viaggio, who is a Principal Legal Officer at the ALRC and she’s been working on the Elder Abuse Inquiry. She’s been focussing on a few areas, and one of those is

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12.01.2017

Podcast: Elder abuse law reform proposals on enduring documents and family agreements

AudioTranscriptMarie-Claire Muir (MCM): Hi. I’m Marie-Claire Muir, Communications Manager at the Australian Law Reform Commission. I’m here with Matt Corrigan who’s a Principal Legal Officer at the ALRC and he’s been working on our Elder Abuse Inquiry. He’s been focussing in on a few different areas, but today we’re going to talk about enduring documents and family

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12.12.2016

Podcast: Elder Abuse Discussion Paper and proposals for reform

AudioTranscriptSabina Wynn (SW): The ALRC has recently released a Discussion Paper for its inquiry into Elder Abuse and I’m here speaking with Professor Rosalind Croucher who’s the President of the ALRC and also leading this particular inquiry. Before we talk about the Discussion Paper and the proposals that are in that, I thought it would

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03.11.2016

Podcast: Interns, Semester 2 2016

TranscriptSabina Wynn (SW): Hello I’m Sabina Wynn, the Executive Director of the Australian Law Reform Commission and I’m here today with three of our most recent interns. They’ve just completed a semester with us working on the Elder Abuse Inquiry. I’m going to ask Scott first, so what have you actually been working on while

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11.08.2016

What’s the secret?

Leadership Lunch Series, Women Lawyers NSW, Newcastle Chapter, 4 August 2016, Professor Rosalind Croucher AM* President, Australian Law Reform CommissionTranscriptAcknowledgmentReflecting our commitment in our Reconciliation Action Plan, as the head of a government agency—and personally, I acknowledge the traditional custodians of this land, the Awabakal and Worimi peoples, who must have sat in a place like this and looked over

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14.06.2016

Podcast: The Elder Abuse Issues Paper

TranscriptSabina Wynn (SW): Hello I’m Sabina Wynn, the Executive Director of the Australian Law Reform Commission and I’m here with Professor Rosalind Croucher, President of the ALRC and Commissioner who’s leading our current inquiry into elder abuse.The 15th June marked World Elder Abuse Awareness Day and on that day the ALRC released its first consultation

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